Public Hearing Community Events, Monday, Jan. 22, at 5:30 pm: The Public Service Commission will be holding a public hearing on case 23-0460-E-42T (Monongahela Power Company and The Potomac Edison Company). Along with a significant rate increase, this case includes a proposal to slash net metering credits in half (more here). Citizens can attend the hearing in person at the PSC headquarters (201 Brooks St., Charleston) or virtually through Microsoft Teams. Register here to participate in person or virtually. Two community events have been scheduled for residents to come together to support solar. At these events, the public hearing will be streamed, and registered attendees will be able to speak.
- Shepherdstown: Shepherdstown Public Library (1/22, 5:30 pm). 145 Higbee Ln, Shepherdstown, WV 25443
- Morgantown: Public Safety Building (1/22, 5:30 pm). 300 Spruce Street, Morgantown, WV 26505
- If you will be attending a gathering above, sign up here.
Helping Hour at The Empty Glass, Thursday, Jan. 25 at 7 pm: Join WVEC for an evening of music and community engagement as Swingstein and Robin take the stage at The Empty Glass, 410 Elizabeth St, in Charleston. All tips will be generously donated to the WVEC! Share our event with family and friends.
Eastern Panhandle Green Coalition (EPGC) Movie Night, Wednesday, Jan. 31 at 6 pm: Please join the EPGC at the Shepherdstown Community Club to watch Dark Waters, a true story about how the chemical company Dupont knowingly poisoned 70,000 residents in Parkersburg, WV for years. The star-studded movie is the gripping story of how the truth was learned and exposed. An open community discussion about water issues in our community will follow the film. Snacks will be provided, or bring your own to share.
Black Policy Day at the State Capitol, Wednesday, Feb. 7: The Black Voter Impact Initiative and friends invite you to Black Policy Day at the State Capitol! Black Policy Day provides a platform for historically oppressed and ignored Black individuals to have their voices heard. All are welcomed to the Capitol to engage with their state leaders and discuss the policies that most impact Black and minority communities. Learn more and register at blackpolicydaywv.org.